This week the Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Antonio Tajani, was in London for a meeting with representatives of the fashion and high-end industries. In the afternoon he held a master class at the London School of Economics.
As a concrete follow-up to a successful Mission for Growth to Peru in January this year, DG Enterprise's Director General will lead a technical mission to Peru between 2 and 5 December 2013. Moving to Chile on 6 December, discussions will focus on SMEs, raw materials and tourism.
In the second half of 2013, the European Commission launched a series of initiatives to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) perform better.
At its meeting in Brussels today, the High Level Tripartite Strategic Forum (HLF) , chaired by the European Commission, discussed the progress of the Action Plan to promote the construction sector presented in July 2012.